About your Search

20120926
20121004
STATION
WBAL (NBC) 43
LANGUAGE
English 43
Search Results 0 to 42 of about 43 (some duplicates have been removed)
measure of the size and strength of the economy in america. the reading of the gross domestic product shows the economy grew at a rate of 1 1/3 percent for the quarter down the previous reading of 1.7%. much of the change due to poor farm production in the midwest because of a severe drought. the dow jones industrial average broke a four-day losing streak on thursday with the best day in two weeks after fresh concerns about europe eased. the markets were down, however, on friday. consumer confidence jumped to the highest level in seven months in september. the conference board said the index rose 10% from august. the indicator is closely watched because consumer spending makes up 70% of the u.s. economy. >>> two important pieces of data for the housing mark were out. sales of new homes in august were down from july. the median price of a home rose by a record amount, 11%. pending home sales down slightly in the month of august. at least in part due to an inventory shortage. not enough homes available at the low end of the price range. >>> an apology from the apple ceo tim cook writing
know the economy, student loans, job creation are big issues for myself. >> the economy is expected to dominate the first half of the debate along with other domestic issues. >> it will be a very different approach then mitt romney will have. we know that he has been working on his "zingers" to attack the president because he does not have any specifics to talk about. >> the real problem is how the american people have been dealing with this obama economy over the last four years. i think we need to talk to the american people about how we can do better with his path to prosperity. >> for weeks, the two candidates have painstakingly prepared. now the real test. >> the message that comes out of the debate will be important. is it is basically a stalemate, i do not think it changes the opinion. whereas if the message is that romney did really well, that will reach and have a persuasive effect. >> the debate will be split up into several set -- segments. we have heard that the president has won the coin toss, which means he is the first question. >> thank you. in addition to the debate
, the struggling romney campaign is recalibrating his message to better connect with voters on the economy and to attack the president on his handling of the latest foreign policy crisis, the evolving explanation of what exactly happened in libya when our u.s. ambassador was killed more than two weeks ago on 9/11. we'll hear from a top obama adviser, david plouffe, in a moment. but first, joining me now, the republican governor of new jersey chris christie. welcome back to "meet the press." >> happy to be back, david. good morning. >> the key battleground states, nine of them, we've been polling in nine of them, and all nine it's obama advantage across the board. look at ohio, plus seven. virginia, plus five. these are key states. is the race over? >> absolutely not. and that happened pretty quickly, right, david? you saw the change in those polls happen very quickly. and i'm here to tell you it can happen very quickly back the other way, and i think the beginning of that is wednesday night when governor romney for the first time gets on the same stage with the president of the united stat
to face president obama. he says the economy is getting worse and present obama will face mitt romney whether he has written off 47% of america. we go to washington with more. >> good afternoon, there is a lot at stake for both these candidates and they know it. one side is trying to be more aggressive than the other is trying to keep his cool. they will have 6-50 minute blocks of questions about domestic issues. republicans say the bar is high for the president, a skilled debater and think that mitt romney's aggressive style may throw the president off. >> he has the facts and he is tenacious and that is the difference between four years ago and this time. >> the democrats say he has to be specific. >> americans are looking for details and i think he will seek president obama continue to do that. >> president obama is three points ahead with likely voters with mitt romney gaining ground. >> those voters are likely to be hispanic and ages 29 or so. as a consequence of this being slightly older and less hispanic, it moves to the direction of mitt romney. >> mitt romney is closing the g
. the economy is seen as a central issue of the economy. tara mergener has more on the story. >> good morning. lots of anticipation on this first presidential debate. just five days now until that first presidential debate. it is one of the last chances for them to sway the undecided voters. as the clock ticks down to election day, the presidential hopefuls are running at a furious pace -- >> thank you, thank you. >> and getting ready for the first debate, where the economy will be front and center, as it was on thursday in springfield, virginia, where mitt romney pounced. the commerce department lowered its latest estimate of economic growth. >> china is growing much faster than we. russia is growing faster than we. our economy needs to be reinvigorated. we cannot afford four more years like the last four years. >> in virginia beach, president obama pledged to create more jobs and to get the economy moving again in his next term. >> the truth is it will take a few more years to solve challenges that were building up over decades. >> another round of ads has hit the airwaves. both are making
suggests he is the one with a plan to turn the economy around. but new optimism could help energize president obama. hallie jackson has this "201 commitment 2012" report. >> a new poll shows president obama with the double-digit lead over mitt romney in ohio. mitt romney's bus tour makes its final stop today in a key state . >> ohioans, you have a huge say so in this. >> fewer americans are working today -- >> there flooding the state with ads that showed that romney is better for the economy. >> it is a repeat of what he said four years ago. >> it may be a tough sell in a state where unemployment is lower than the national average, and where many like the president's bailout of the auto industry. consumer confidence is at its highest level in six months. >> they act like somehow in september 2008, all of a sudden recession fell from the sky. whoa, how did this happen? >> after a day spent talking foreign policy in new york, the president will shift gears in ohio. the campaign is not ignoring other battleground states. >> instead of attacking folks who work for a living, shouldn't w
's so exasperated with its inability to get the economy moving, it's taken the unprecedented position saying it's going to stay acome date. aka, print money. we still are one more unthinkable, a slowing chinese economy. the great growth engine -- the great engine of growth that has supported global commerce for years. >> all aboard! >> including the darkest days of the dark recession. what's happened? stock market never quit, never stopped climbing. it's had a remarkable run with every sector leading the charge at one time or another. before i get into the big remonstrations for the evening. i have gotten the big picture right. the europe, the slowdown of china and the perma low growth, the united states. some income producers, growth names and stocks with solid dividend boosts and, of course, some gold. these have been the correct calls to make. i've stuck with this market because i believe europeans are not suicidal. so far so good on that front. at least of late. i believe chinese economy will simply come back by virtue of the fact there's a tremendous urban migration within china.
to the polls. both candidates to go to ohio. mitt romney said he is the plan to turn around the economy. hallie jackson joins us live. we're getting new information from polls show were both candidates stand in ohio? >> a new poll shows president obama ahead of mitt romney by double digits. they both will be campaigning in the same part of the state today. to theomney's bus tour final stop in a key state. republicans hope to have an opportunity to turn the tide to show romney is the better choice for the economy. >> he had no better idea. it was a repeat of what he said four years ago. >> it may be a tough sell where many workers like the president's bailout of the auto industry. democrats keep up their attack. >> they act like the recession fell from the sky. whoa. "how did this happen?" >> the president was shift gears -- the president will shift gears. we have been talking about other signs the economy is going in the right direction. housing prices are up in some of the biggest cities. >> president obama is pulling light in ohio. what about other states -- president obama is pulling ahead i
heavily on the economy. touching down in denver this afternoon, president obama has prepared more for these debates than any sitting president in the modern era. while anticipation builds at the tightly controlled debate site mitt romney reviewed in private relaxing with his sons and fueling up on a peanut butter and honey sandwich. >> i believe that the 21st century can be better than the 20th century. >> you can do that. it's your future. go claim it. >> reporter: a brief glimpse of the motorcade. >> two, three, four, five. >> reporter: for days advisers from both sides have been negotiating details from lighting to the angle of the podiums. the rules even address which spouse will be introduced first. mrs. romney, then mrs. obama. and a coin toss determined the president will speak first with romney getting the last word. >> i'd ask the wealthy to pay a little more. >> more americans are living in poverty. >> reporter: after a relentless blitz of campaign ads and months hammering home familiar themes -- >> this is a country where everybody should get a fair shot and everybody s
is to focus heavily on the economy. >> tara mergener joins us live with the report. good morning. >> just five days now until that first presidential debate. it is one of the last chances for them to sway the undecided voters. as the clock ticks down to election day, the presidential hopefuls are running at a furious pace. >> thank you, thank you. >> and getting ready for the first debate where the economy will be front and center as it was on thursday in springfield, virginia, where mitt romney pounced. >> china is growing much faster than we. our economy needs to be reinvigorated. we cannot afford quarter more years like the last four years. >> president obama pledged to create more jobs and to get the economy moving again in his next term. >> it will take a few more years. >> another round of ads has hit the airwaves. both are making 11 appeals for support. >> i believe we are moving forward again. >> we both care about middle class families. the difference is my policies will make things better for them. >> a new reuters poll shows president obama leading mitt romney 49% to 42%. the romney
. when the federal reserve talks about getting the economy moving by any means necessary it is talking about getting more data like today's terrific ism number. given that the chinese are doing the same thing, if you're betting against the market you're fighting major central banks around the world that are doing their best to generate good data and why does this overused cliche matter so much? ben bernanke said he's going to continue to buy bonds to keep interest rates down, so that this purchasing manager's number won't be an aberration. when you examine the fundamental stocks, you are playing what's known as the micro. when you take into account the big data numbers like the purchasing manager's index, you're making a macro analysis. again though like the idea of fighting the fed this micro/macro dichotomy might mean nothing to you unless you took ec 101. let's put it in terms that everybody can understand. anyone who's been to a museum or taken an art class knows that for years artists tried to paint pictures as if they were perfectly -- let's say they tried to capture the exact lo
and concisely explain how he can fix the economy. >> i expect to be able to describe that in a way people will understand, and if they do, i get elected. >> reporter: his running mate paul ryan is already preparing for his own debate a week away. >> i believe in what i believe, i do what i do, and i really believe in the policies we're providing, that we're pursuing. and at the end of the day, i'm just going to go in there and be me. >> reporter: and if you can't control what actually happens in the debate, you certainly control what happens afterwards. the spin already in the planning. ryan's going to be with romney in virginia. the president is staying in colorado for a rally there. veronica? >> thank you. >>> nato forces in afghanistan say three international service members and their translator were killed in a suicide bombing in the eastern part of the country this morning. this as the war in afghanistan reached a grim milestone sunday with a death of the 2,000th u.s. service member. nbc's chief foreign correspondent richard engel has the details. >> reporter: there has been another
the insight that lies at the foundation of america's own economy. >> reporter: it's the u.s. economy that president obama wants seen as his main focus. i'm steve handelsman, nbc news at the united nations in new york. >>> new poll numbers show trouble for mitt romney in key battleground states. the washington post poll finds president obama leading romney by 8 points in ohio, that's among likely voters. in another swing state, florida, romney is only trailing by four points among likely voters but there is a nine point gap among all registered voters. in both states the president has a double digit advantage among women. in florida 53% of men back romney. >>> now here's a look at some other news making news early in america. in hawaii powerful waves created an incredible scene. the teams were togsed around like rag dolls as they paddled towards the starting point. the ocean was littered with at least ten capsized canoes before the race officially started. >>> in south dakota, close to a thousand bison created quite a rumble during the 47th annual buffalo roundup. thousands of spectat
the economy. >> reporter: president obama was in virginia pushing an elitist image of romney in a tv ad to run here putting faces on the 47% of americans romney says he sees as dependent on government. >> i see hard working virginians, i see students trying to work their way through college. >> reporter: the president was with students who typically pay no income tax, like many soldiers. >> and a see a whole bunch of veterans who have served this country with bravery and distinction. >> reporter: amid the cheering veterans at the romney rally was dave klane undecided because he says his economic plans lack some details. >> i have some doubts whether there's some depth. >> reporter: you're not ready to commit to mitt romney in virginia? >> no, i'm not. >> reporter: there's not much time left to change minds. i'm steve handelsman, nbc news, washington. >>> and now here's a look at some other stories making news early today in america. in utah it was a dramatic rescue for a young deer that got trapped in a manhole earlier this week. officers used a climbing troep lass so he the spooked animal and
in this election. >> the candidates to came at one another on the economy and defense. >> it the white house proposed a sequestration, kind of a gun to your head opportunity. >> addressing veterans and virginia, mitt romney blasted president obama for pending tax cuts. it would be triggered if lawmakers can't agree on a deficit-reduction program. >> a strange proposal in the first place. even stranger is being put in place. secretary nicolson indicated, the impact will be immediate and significant. >> romney cited lost of 130,000 jobs in virginia. >> my opponent has a plan. there's one thing missing from it -- arithmetic. >> the president portrayed romney as out of touch with the middle class. >> my opponent thinks it's fair for someone who makes $20 million a year, like him, pays a lower rate than a cop or a teacher who makes $50,000. >> both campaigns are out with new ads. romney is targeting working class voters. >> obama wages war on coal while we lose jobs to tie. >> obama shows veterans and working-class americans the secret comments robbie made about 47% of americans. absentee voting
this economy going again. i care about the people of america. >> reporter: as new polls show ohio slipping away. romney down by ten points in a new poll out this morning, and nearly that in another recent poll. after that video of romney talking badly about the 47% who pay no income tax. today, from romney, more compassion in a new minute-long tv ad. >> president obama and i both care about poor and middle class families. the difference is, my policies will make things better for them. >> reporter: romney's problem is historic, nobody has won the white house without winning ohio, romney sounded optimistic today in an interview with nbc news. >> can you win ohio? >> i'm going to win ohio, in part because i have for support of people in ohio. >> reporter: but the problem, obama is here, too, today, his 29th visit since taking office, and not letting anybody forget that other number, 47%. >> i don't believe we get very far with leaders who write off half the nation as victims who never take responsibility for their lives. >> reporter: the president stopped at campuses, ralliy young supporters. suc
the economy. >> hallie jackson joins us live with the report. good morning. >> good morning. mitt romney may have a little something to worry about. some new polls show president obama has a double-digit lead over romney in ohio. both candidates are visiting ohio today. the one to use ads and campaign stops to show romney is the better choice for the economy. unemployment is lower than the national average. many workers like the president's bailout of the auto industry. democrats keep up their attacks on the campaign trail. >> what is the focus expected to be today? >> economy. president obama focusing on younger voters. he is speaking in front of crowds at some universities today. mitt romney will emphasize middle class workers. he has a plan to create jobs. >> hallie jackson, thank you. >> 5:27. 62 degrees at the airport. let's stay on that shot. a state delegate can no longer practiced law in maryland. >> a man dies in police custody and his family wants answers. >> state schools need more educators. subsection need more teachers the most? >> we have a little rain in the forecast today. >
. that is for a fourth straight month. that is not good news. manufacturing makes up tall % of the overall economy. we did have a lower close back on friday -- manufacturing was makes up 12% of the overall economy. crude oil prices are falling from may 1 week high. have you bought a car lately? banks are offering the lower rates and has pushed vehicle sales up 9.5% last month. that is the fastest pace in three years. at the new york stock exchange, i'm jane king, bloomberg news, for wbal-tv 11 news. >> some folks are starting their holiday shopping. the nintendo wii will be a hard to find item. >> it better try to your hand down one now. preorders are on fire. possibly baby diaper shortage. >> thank you, jane. >> 5:23. 50 degrees at the airport. the washington tavern is set reopened. >> don't forget to e-mail us your response to our water cooler question of the day. now that they're in the playoffs, do you think they have what it takes to win it all? >> you can share your response on wbaltv.com, on our facebook page, or send us an e-mail to watercooler@wbaltv.com. >> nearly a year after a fire started
. the feds attempt to jump start the economy by any means necessary. think about how the people might have sold in october last year. why doesn't this calendar style of investing interest me to make money? simple. every year there is a way to make money. let me give you examples of why this is a lazy force that is nothing but a lovy blanket. first, when these numbers or patterns were created, the u.s. was in control of its own destiny. our financial system is connected with theirs. do you think any of the historical data takes on that shift that we have to deal with? no, do you think i would be ringing a gong five years ago? i think this is kind of a recent event you know. gong show. i cannot recall another time when the federal reserve is taking the step to lower the -- if the economy gets better. that means you have to lower stocks. history shows it has to be one. of course it didn't pay to sell those stocks in september. september is the worst month for investing. third, there is apple. we've never had a $600 billion stock before. we've never had a stock that is so much bigger. if i cou
his horrific record on the economy and on national security, and i think he will do that. i think he will be tough with the president. i don't think the president will react particularly well to that because i don't think the president gets people who are very tough with him very often, and i think that interplay i think will be the key moment of the night. >> you see more people optimistic about the economy. you see the president's poll numbers improving with regard to handling the economy. yet you still believe he's quite vulnerable. the polls are tightening. why and where? >> look, i think fundamentally the american public realize that barack obama has failed in his transformation of america. he came in, you know, with very lofty goals and saying that he was going to do all these things. he hasn't done any of them. the economy is in worse shape, the unemployment rate is in worse shape. national security-wise we're much more vulnerable. things are falling apart around the world in very key areas of the world, particularly with the middle east and with our ally israel. there's a lot
. this one on domestic matters and the economy. it's already been a long race. voting is underway already in 34 states, and the polling numbers are still on the move. as you'll see in just a moment. first, we want to begin with peter alexander in denver where they're getting ready for the big moment tomorrow night. good evening. >> good evening to you. when president obama and mitt romney step on the stage behind me tomorrow night, it's going to be the first time they've seen each other face to face in nearly five years. to give you a sense of just how crucial his performance is, romney aids brought podiums into his hotel conference room late today to help him simulate the real thing. fueling up for an afternoon study session today. >> governor, are you ready for tomorrow? >> i'm getting there. >> reporter: he's been practicing 12kizingers to sharp critique the president, may have gotten help from an unlikely ally. vice president joe biden today. >> hugh they can justify raising taxes on the middle class has been buried the last four years. how in lord's name can they justify raising thei
economy depends on having more college graduates and your social security is ultimately gonna depend on whether these kids are successful. so we all have a vested interest in seeing these kids do well. >> the dream act was passed by the general assembly last year. opponents say the law is unfair to citizens and will be a financial burden on the state. they collected more than 100,000 petition signatures to force the issue on this november's ballot well, the big ticket on the ballot remains the presidential race. this weekend the hopefuls slugged it out as the candidates took a breather. both mitt romney and president obama released taped messages as they prepared for their first debate coming up in just three days. brian moore has the latest. >> days before the presidential debate, mitt romney is hammering the president on foreign policy. >> when president obama was asked about the recent disruption and chaos in the middle east, he said these were merely bumps in the road. bumps in the road also describe something the romney campaign has been unable to avoid in recent weeks. distract
to reach out. >> in the long run, this law will benefit you, too, because our economy depends on having more college graduates and your social security will ultimately depend on whether these kids are successful. so we all have a vested interest in seeing these kids do well. >> the dream act was passed by the general assembly last year. opponents say the law is unfair to citizens and will be a burden on the state. they collected more than 100,000 signatures to force the issue on the ballot. across the nation. police teamed up with the drug enforcement administration for national progress current -- prescription drug take that day. area residents turned in their own use and on wanted prescription drugs at more than 5000 collection sites, including the baltimore county police precinct in woodlawn. in four previous events, 1.5 million pounds of pills returned in. a convicted terrorist head home after 8 years in guantanamo bay. why the move does not mean he is a free man. plus, amber alert issued for two children and tennessee. what police say happened to their grandparents that leaves that
will keep record low interest rates to spark the economy even after if regains momentum. >>> analysts say winter shopping will rise 4.1% this year. that's slightly lower than predictions for the last two years. >>> jpmorgan chase is the first target of the justice department investigation into the financial crisis. a civil lawsuit alleges bear stearns carried out billions of dollars in mortgage-backed securities fraud. >>> american express has agreed to pay $112.5 million to settle federal charges of illegal late fees. >>> the multi-billion dollar fraud carried out by bernard madoff began as far back as the early 1970s. this is according to a rewritten indictment bringing four charges against four long time employees. >>> a trader joe's peanut butter recall has spread to chains including whole foods, target and stop and shop. >>> honda is recalling 600,000 accords that may have a faulty power steering hose that can leak fluid and cause a fire. >>> congratulations to yahoo's marissa mayer. the new ceo and her husband welcomed their first child, a baby boy. >>> and in seattle, look at that.
what, it reminds me of president obama and the economy. if you can't get it right, it's time to get out. >> reporter: barnstorming through ohio, the republican ticket is hoping their bus tour will make up lost ground as more polls show mitt romney trailing president obama in this pivotal swing state. in dayton tuesday romney hammered mr. obama on taxes. >> one idea, i admit, one thing he did not do in his first four years which he said he'll do in the next four years and that's to raise taxes. anybody here who thinks raising taxes will help grow the economy. >> reporter: no. >> reporter: the attack over taxes is a change for romney who has often accused the president of raising taxes in his first term. romney is looking to jump start his campaign with a good performance in the first debate one week from today. the man who plays mr. obama in mr. romney's mock sessions though tried to lower expectations playing up the president's experience. >> he's been through a lot of those one-on-one debates with a republican. mitt has not, and you think about it, he hasn't had a real debate in ten ye
to hear. >> yes. that is. >> in today's world and the economy and everything. what we've stopped realizing is that, you know, most people that work in the food services, the waiters, that's really what they live on. they get -- >> terrible salary. yeah. >> frank's always been a huge, huge, huge tipper. i think something should also be earned, though. >> yes. >> when somebody's awesome, give them that huge tip. >> i agree. i usually do a 20% usually regardless, i think. if someone's really good -- >> have you ever not left one? >> not intentionally. do you know what i do? this is how weird i am. if someone leaves a crummy tip and i'm with them, i will say i have to go back inside, and i will leave more -- >> extra. >> it makes me feel sick -- >> you're guilty by association. >> i don't want to be a cheap skate. >> i don't want to be surrounded -- i don't know. sometimes you feel terrible about it. >> cass and i were in nantucket last summer. it -- it bugs me to this day. we went to try a new restaurant. and for whatever reason, i couldn't see or not, i left a tip on dinner and realized afte
the effects of the weak economy may be coming to an end. the steepest decline is among hispanics who exports perts say are disproportionately affected by a bad economy. the high school sophomore elected to homecoming court as a cruel prank got a huge surprise today. whitney kopp was speaking to ryan seacrest on his radio share about the weekend homecoming event when one of her music idols phoned in. >> whitney, i want you to just say hello to adam. he's on the phone with us right now, too. >> hey, whitney. >> hi. >> what's up? >> nothing. >> how are you? how was the dance? it was good? >> yeah. i hate to ask this, but who is this. >> this is adam. >> at am lambert, seriously? >> yeah, for real. >> oh, my god! oh, my gosh. you don't know how much i love your work. it's inspirational to me, and -- okay, i hate really to say this. but your eyes are so pretty. >> whitney said she was prout proud that she attended homecoming and grateful to her michigan community for rallying around her. >>> a poor pup is finally on her way to a happy ending after a driver accidentally ran her over on a rhode isl
a lot about the economy. half of this debate is dedicated to that issue alone. and also expect other domestic issues, including health care as the role of government. what is unclear is what we will hear about controversies, everything from mitt romney's 47% comment to the video that surfaced just last night about the president talking about race and hurricane katrina. >> going into this debate, what to the numbers look like? >> president obama has an eight- point lead in the battleground state of ohio. he is up, but he is in a statistical dead heat in other critical states like florida and virginia. we will see if tonight moves those numbers. >> month after month after month, both have been campaigning. how have they prepared specifically for these debates? >> president, as you know, just arrived in denver today. he was hunkered down in las vegas for the last couple of days, preparing. today is his 20th wedding anniversary. we will see how much time he gets to spend with his wife. most of that time has been preparing for tonight. on the flip side, governor romney did prep in denver,
are having babies. this is a bad sign of the economy. kmart is doing something interesting for halloween. we'll have that story coming up. >> thank you. are you a picture in me bald -- bald?u a picture in moneybainge >> 5:23. >> a high-speed chase ends with three people dead. [ female announcer ] introducing yoplait greek 100. 100% new. ♪ 100% greek. 100% mmm... ♪ oh wow, that is mmm... ♪ in fact it's so mmm you might not believe it's a hundred calories. well ok then, new yoplait greek 100. it is so good. ♪ >> the only survivor of a police chase is suing the montgomery county police department. >> we have more. >> take a look at this video showing officers pursuing a stolen car. the officers pursued the car into the chevy chase circle. the chase ends abruptly. the car burst into flames near a tree back in march. three teenagers died. the only survivor has a criminal to begin tomorrow. >> a pursuit being recklessly engaged in by officers. >> they are suing montgomery county police in a civil suit for $10 million. see a flash.ou'll that is what we content of the car being struck from b
the maryland economy. we'll have details on a plan to spur job growth in construction. am i not everybody is on board. -- and why everybody is not on board. >> i have >> the women's industrial exchange in baltimore was incorporated and has been in business every sense, serving fabulous food and selling great handmade goods. >> you can find clothing, toys, jewelry, and all kind of handcrafted local goods. >> it is a colorful and exciting place. so many local handcrafted items. i shopped here myself. >> these vendors are a part of what is become a piece of baltimore history. the exchange is celebrating its 130th birthday. it inc. back in 1882 as the outlook for creative women. >> is started as a -- the women would come down. today, it is all local artists. >> if you think decade by decade, the different things that have happened. >> the exchange is not just a place to sell your goods. the also offer education class is for small-business owners. >> we have classes your every third saturday. they come in and train them how to do business proposals. i teach them how to do -- building website.
the economy. >> president obama was in virginia pushing an elitist image of romney in a tv ad run here, putting faces on the 47% of americans romney says he sees as dependent on government. >> i see hard-working virginians. i see students trying to work their way through college. >> that president said students who typically pay no income tax, like soldiers. i see a bunch of veterans who served this country with bravery and distinction. >> amid cheering veterans at the romney rally was an undecided. he says the economic plans lack details. >> i have some doubt there is a depth behind some of those. >> you are not ready to commit to mitt romney? >> i am not. >> and there's not much time to change minds. voters in iowa began voting today. absentee voting started in virginia last friday. ballots being cast before the presidential debates -- >> he should challenge to cool -- challenge a schools to go across the state. >> tonight company announced their post-season push. >> there is no doubt in my mind that it was a very well planned conspi krystal conwell : we see a lot of problems with th
think the most important issue facing the state is the economy and it should come as no surprise with one of the state's largest steel mills shut down. more than 1000 people were employed. tonight, that number is 0. now those workers are getting much needed help from a food bank. >> the food distribution is just winding down for today. it has been going on since about 1:00 this afternoon. yesterday, they gave up 30,000 pounds of food to 1000 families. it was so successful, they opened their doors again to dead. former steelworkers lined up outside on wednesday afternoon. most say it has been tough going since the plants closed and they lost their jobs in june. >> type, really tight. just doing what i have to do. >> i am not working. >> that is why i am here. >> inside the maryland od bank set up a massive food distribution. the members of the steelworker'' union, an organization that has raised a lot of money in the past. >> they supported us for so many years, and now we can be there for them. >> more than 1000 workers got boxes and bags loaded with fresh foods and canned goods.
economic patriotism, one rooted in the belief that growing our economy begins with a strong middle class. >> reporter: mr. obama's idea includes tax hikes on the wealthy and more government spending on infrastructure. he is making it the new center piece of a tv ad for the closing argument. >> if i could sit down with you at the table or in the living room, here is what i would say. >> reporter: mitt romney focused on the deep ties to the military, warning that devastating job losses are coming up congress and the president went through with potential defense cuts. >> the impact will be immediate and significant right here in virginia. 136,000 jobs will be lost in virginia as a result of this move. >> reporter: this new feeling reflects the idea that many have voted. this year the number could grow to 40%, but in some of the key swing states the number could even be higher, more than half of all voters in colorado, florida, nevada and north carolina cast their ballots early four years ago. voting is under way in virginia, which could be the new political bellwether, mr. obama won there e
in february blocking off the first five rows of economy saying no kids. anybody under 12, you're not allowed. >> good lord, that's mean. >> well, it means if you have a baby, there's no bassinet holder. >> look, i have kids, but the same way if my kid is screaming in a restaurant, i take them out, you can't do that in a plane. nobody's saying you can't fly on an airplane, i think it's a great idea. >> is it not fair to the parents to go to the back? >> and they're not charging extra for you to reserve those first seven rows. when you get that quote, extra leg room seat or priority rows they charge you extra. they charge you extra for a pillow and blanket. >> if you want to be a social praia, be a mother with a baby on an airplane. every businessman looks at you as you're coming down, oh god, please not here, not here. >> i have to ask you one question, is it okay to give your kid a little benadryl when you get on. >> yep. >> really? >> no, it's not. >> yes, it is. >> no, but -- legally we're never going to suggest that you give your child a drug on national tv. >> you think this could fly? i
the chinese economy can absorb all the steel they dump worldwide. i find that highly unlikely. but that doesn't mean we shouldn't be buying the ingredients of steel which the chinese don't have. think iron, i like vale, think vle. secondarily they need copper. that's fcx. how about machinery? although it is a second derivative, meaning it won't happen immediately, they will need engines and trucks and earth movers. cat said negative things but those are the only two worth going with and those companies won't see a bump in time to save their quarters which is actually what matters. you can include general electric in machinery, and today the ceo said china is going to be a huge driver for earnings, that led us to increase our position for ge. people want to buy joy global, i don't know. finally there will be a step up in oil demand, and that scenario i think is very investable. the chinese will need to import and when they do that, you will want to own not any of the major oils or independents. you need international drillers and service companies. they make the actual rigs in deep water drill
retirement savings, especially in this economy. but with three kids, being home more really helped. man: so we went to fidelity. we talked about where we were and what we could do. we changed our plan and did something about our economy. now we know where to go for help if things change again. call or come in today to take control of your personal economy. get free one-on-one help from america's retirement leader. >> this is wbal-tv 11 news in baltimore. >> good morning. i am stan stovall. it is all about the o's, baby. after 15 seasons of frustration, the orioles are back in the postseason. after sweeping the red sox over the weekend, they were able to capitalize on a los angeles loss to texas to capture a spot in the playoffs. three games remain in the regular season. pete gilbert will be with the team in tampa and have live reports on 11 news at 5:00, at 6:00, and 11:00 p.m. here is sarah caldwell. >> on the bw parkway southbound, an accident prior to arundel mills. down to 16 miles per hour as a result. we are checking reports of an accident but so far have not found one. normal delays
nothing. they got to get this economy cooking. tonight i got a new albeit speculative way for you to play the gold ally. you know that for ages my position has been if you want to plate precious metal first do it in bullion or go with the etf that mirrors the price of gold. the monitors their stocks are too risky. we need a stock that could benefit from -- running a gold mine comes with all kinds of headaches. capital expenditure overruns, higher cash costs. mine shutdowns from labor disputes to bad weather to government intervention. gold is in a lot of places that aren't sterling democrat says. mark bristol ceo of wrangle told us gold mining is not for sissies. i have pretty much sworn off the entire space. but what if there was a company that gave you the benefits of the gold mining business, name lit ability to find new gold and increase production, and we like growth, without all the short-term headaches, these risks that make owning the stock such a horror show. i think that could be a terrific buy especially in an environment where the price of gold keeps going higher. what is this
asia. they will reserve the first seven economy class rows exclusively for guests age 12 and above. >> there is apparently some kind of a bulkhead thing in between and the rest of the seats. >> it is discrimination of a sort. i know a lot of 8-year-old kids i would fly around the world with, so well behaved. a couple of 13 and 14-year-olds i wouldn't have lunch with. >> yeah. yeah. yeah. >> also, you can't -- remember when there was no-smoking zones and smoking? if you were the last -- if you were in the nonsmoking section, you smelled all the smoke. there was nothing to keep it. >> kids are going to be screaming no matter where they are. >> called life, we have to get over it. we have to share this planet, one and all with each other. >> what is that? >> the answer to your dreams, hoda, for winesday wednesday. >> why is there a zipper on the back? >> you want to unzip it. >> uh-huh. >> and then you unwrap it. >> wrap it. >> and you get four glasses. >> oh. oh. they are mini individual -- i'm afraid to -- how do you snap them off? >> i don't know. i think this is getting a little o
on long haul flights starting in february. the first seven economy class rows will be reserved for flyers aged 12 and over. they will be separated from the rest of coach by bulk heads and lavatories. the company's website says we know that sometimes all you need is some peace and quiet. >>> a record 170 million americans are expected to celebrate halloween this year, and they will spend nearly $8 billion on costumes, decorations and candy. that's up 17% from last year, and that now includes $370 million on pet costumes alone. >>> well, it may look like a bubble bath gone wrong, but it's just mother nature stirring things up in scotland. that is sea foam blanketing the scottish coast in the village of aberdeen. experts say heavy surf mixing with the air and other junk in the water lathers up that mound. >>> and these little angels sure get a bad rap. check out these baby tasmanian devils. this year 40 of them were born in new south wales, australia, where a breeding facility is trying to save the little guys from extinction. once they are healthy enough, they will be released into the wild
value slam. only four dollars every day. only at denny's. >> it's no secret that in a tough economy, the first thing to disappear, art programs. and that leaves students with few outlet options. >> but here in baltimore, one college band instructor is trying to change all that by providing a saturday band program. it's keeping your love of music alove. the benefits don't stop there. leah thompson loves playing her trumpet. >> i like the sound, like the soulful sound. it's in my blood. i just love music. my way of life. >> she took music classes at her school when she lived in new york. but when she moved to baltimore, she discovered her new school doesn't have a music program. >> since our school didn't have a band, i was sad because i love band. my mother told me about the program. >> hugh barns is the university band director. he started a saturday enrichment program to allow baltimore city students in 8th through 12th grade learn to play an instrument. >> lot of people written off the bizarre problems, social problems, academic problems, mental problems and what i'm trying to sho
what it takes to get this economy going again. i care about the people of america. >> reporter: it's a delivered effort, analysts say, with a tv ad designed to show empathy and soften his image. >> president obama and i both care about poor, working class families, the difference is, my policies will make things better for them. >> reporter: and despite relentless criticism of obama care, romney touted how his own health care overhaul in massachusetts helped families. >> don't forget, i got everybody in my state insured, 100% of the kids in our state have health insurance, i don't think there's anything that shows more empathy and care about the people of this country than that kind of record. >> reporter: still, president obama is furiously working to frame his opponent as out of touch. again, keying in on romney's comments seemingly dismissing 47% of americans who pay no income tax. >> i don't believe we are going to get very far if we've got leaders who write off half the nation as a bunch of victims who don't take responsibility for their own lives. >> reporter: less than a wee
. the economy is slowly getting better. there are real doubts about medicare plan that paul ryan has put in place that is beginning to hurt them in the battleground states. i don't think there's one thing that can turn it around for him except the ufo theory which i keep coming back, to and we just had it again in the last two weeks. the terrorist attack on our libyan embassy. things like that can change these elections very quickly. you'll remember when john kerry was running against george bush on the friday before the election, osama bin laden came out with a screech against america and you never know about our national security. >> thanks, guys. >>> to michigan and the enduring mystery of jimmy hoffa's disappearance. all eyes on a driveway in suburban detroit where authorities will dig in search of human remains. nbc's john yang is there for us. john, good morning. >> reporter: the path for the search for jimmy hoffa has been a long and twisted one, and today it does come here to this driveway in suburban detroit. they are going to take soil samples today to see if the answer to the
Search Results 0 to 42 of about 43 (some duplicates have been removed)

Terms of Use (10 Mar 2001)